On Jun 8 in weather history...

1953 -- An F4 tornado ripped across Henry County around 7pm. The Flint, Michigan Tornado killed 116 people, including some entire families. It was the last U.S. tornado to kill more than 100 people.

1966 -- The Topeka Kansas Tornado tore an eight-mile long path across the city. It killed 16 people and was America's most destructive tornado up to that time.

1974 -- A tornado hit the National Weather Service Office in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1977 -- A chartreuse colored ball of lightning the size of a bus bounced down a hillside for three seconds in Wales.

1993 -- A 15-year-old boy was struck and killed by lightning in New Haven, Indiana.

2003 -- 58mph thunderstorm winds blew down trees and power lines six miles northwest of Three Rivers (Saint Joseph County Michigan).


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